# Surf for More Math

## Lesson 3 - Comparing Lengths to a Kilometre

To encourage your child to have fun on the Web while learning about
Comparing Lengths to a Kilometre, here are some games and interactive
activities they can do on their own or in pairs.

**Goal **

Explain how long a kilometer is.

**Builds Upon **

Student Book pages 110-111

**Instructions for Use **

Metric
Quiz lets your child answer interactive questions about metric length.

To use Metric Quiz, click the 'Start' button,
and a question will appear in the text field. To answer it, click on
one of the answer buttons. The answer appears in a pop-up box. Correct
and incorrect scores are tallied on the screen.

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Comparing
Metric Lengths helps your child compare metric unit lengths.

To use** **Comparing Metric Lengths,
click the 'Start' button. Two metric units of measure will appear in
the two text fields. Click on one of the answer buttons 'Longer', 'Same
As', or 'Shorter' to make the comparison. The answer appears in a pop-up
box. Correct and incorrect scores are tallied on the screen.

Converting
Metric Measurements lets your child relate kilometres to other metric
units of measure.

To use Converting Metric Measurements, type a
number into the text field beside the metric unit to convert. Click
the 'Convert' button.